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CBS
Sep 26, 2010 6:00pm PDT
folks are used to the river rising after heavy rains but not like this. >> what went through my head is, boy, i better get all my stuff. >> reporter: in west wisconsin, too, sunday was day of rummaging through water-logged homes and belongings. troy bilan lives in the hard-hit town of arcadia. >> i got a phone call from a few phones letting me know flooding was occurring in arcadia. i got up and my house was already full. >> water and mud wiped out everything in his basement and garage, even his new car. flood insurance will cover the damage, but money isn't always enough. this was his grand parents' pool table. >> sentimentally you can't replace that. >> reporter: wet fields will keep farmers from what they hoped would be an early harvest, and even after these parts dry out, the flood threat continues. this high water will swell the mississippi river and could threaten iowa in early october. cynthia bowers, cbs news, chicago. >> in afghanistan, military officials say u.s. and afghan forces have launched an offensive against the taliban. the districts near their kandahar stronghold. a s
CBS
Sep 12, 2010 6:00pm PDT
portrayed nationally and internationally as some sort of hateful place was really hard for us all to take. >> joe revels owns a t-shirt printing company. she made church for jones months ago with dove world outreach center on the front. but this week she's printing this, "love, not dove," and she's giving them away, 1,500 so far. >> we can't let him define us any more than we can let the individuals who perpetrated the evil acts on 9/11 define the muslim people. >> reporter: churches and community groups have worked hard to counter jones' message with events like this interfaith service at a church with 4,000 followers as opposed to jones' 50. >> it's important that the country and the world know the true character of gainesville. >> some already see a silver lining. >> i think it's also exposed a really good side of gainesville that our people by in large here are very tolerant. we even tolerate this guy. >> reporter: kelly cobiella, cbs news, gainesville, florida. >> mitchell: a report out this week details the extent of poverty in america. the poverty rate of the working poor is e
CBS
Sep 5, 2010 6:00pm PDT
. what the failed blowout preventer might tell us. >> i'm russ mitchell. also tonight the battle for congress. can democrats do anything to prevent republicans from gaining control of the house and senate? congress is investigating colleges that are run for profit. we'll tell you why. and traffic buster. china's plan to bypass traffic jams that might work in america. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with russ mitchell. >> mitchell: and good evening. it took almost 30 hours but a key piece of evidence in the gulf oil spill is now out of the ocean and on its way to be examined. the blowout preventer, a massive piece of machinery that failed to stop the gusher could hold major clues to preventing future oil spills. tony guida now with more on the device and the investigation. >> reporter: rising slowly from the floor of the gulf of mexico, a one-million pound hunk of yellow metal once attached to an oil well in the gulf. the blowout preventer that did not live up to its name. its recovery could be the rosetta stone to the worst environmental disaster in america
CBS
Sep 19, 2010 6:00pm PDT
into a rallying cry. >> they call us wacky. they call us wing nuts. we call us, we, the people. >> reporter: the veteran republicans ed rollins says this type of controversy could torpedo o'donnell's chances in november. >> no matter how strong the tea party is how much the mood for change, at the end of the day, people in delaware, it su a small state are going to focus on her, her past statements, what she is saying now. and this is not a good start. >> reporter: moderate republicans worry that o'donnell's behavior and bagage have cost the party any chance of taking the delaware seat. but beyond o'donnell the tea party's low taxes, small government message still resonates. and conservatives warn the republican establishment better pay attention. russ. >> mitchell: bob orr in washington. thank you. >> police in california spent the weekend searching for members of a religious group reported missing on saturday in the area around palmdale, that is north of los angeles. terry mccarthy has more on the search and questions about the episode that remain unanswered. >> reporter: it
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